My 21 month old suffers from reflux. occasionally it has led to days-long vomiting sessions, that ended when his medication was upped or changed. Because of this and his father's family's history of reflux, he had a barium swallow. This test allows doctors to see the inside of your oesophagus. You drink a white drink … Continue reading Barium Swallow for Toddler
It is normal in this day and age for children to be brought up in homes with two languages or more, with an estimated 70% of the worlds population being bilingual. Speaking two languages is an amazing skill to teach your child as it can put them at a great advantage later on as many … Continue reading Raising A Bilingual Child
I wanted to make O some pasta for dinner tonight and realised I had no pasta sauce handy for him! So I decided to make my own. I looked in the around to see what I had handy. Tinned tomatoes? Yes! Frozen veggies? Yes! Seasoning? Yes! It was so simple. I emptied the tomatoes and frozen veggies … Continue reading Home Made Pasta Sauce!
It's Easter! That means that we are drowning in chocolate eggs!Everyone will fit into one of two groups. Group 1 are the people that eat all their chocolate in one go and group 2 are the people that have willpower and eat a little nibble every day until it's gone.Well if you are bored of … Continue reading Left Over Chocolate?
My morning routine this week is going to look a little different as I am finally on annual leave for a week! I even managed to get Easter Monday off, without asking! Lucky me! I also finished early on Friday as that was my short day! Seeing as my morning routine this week is basically … Continue reading Morning Routine
I'm a massive bread fan. Like I could probably eat it all day everyday. Obviously, being a massive bread fan and a somewhat keen baker, it makes sense that I have tried my hand at bread making in the past. I've successfully made rolls, but when it came to making a loaf I've always struggled. The … Continue reading Slow Cooker Bread
It's officially spring! Yeah I know, you probably can't tell because of the grey weather we have going on right now, but I promise you it is! March 21st was the first day to be exact. Now that was a lovely day, the sun shining and it actually felt warm for the first time in … Continue reading Spring Cleaning
Trying to lose weight is hard. Especially when you work in an environment that feeds you lots of yummy treats. There is always someone who brings in sweets or chocolates or a patient that gifts us with a lovely pack of biscuits. Good for morale but bad for the waist line. I am not exactly … Continue reading Weight Loss
Last summer we road tripped it from our home town, about an hour away from London, to the middle of France. It took about 16 hours in total, most of which was driving. It was hard! O was just about to turn one, in fact he turned one half way through our holiday so he … Continue reading Baby Road Trip Tips
Do you ever remember going to a soft play? We used to have one in our town called activity world. It was pretty big and it suited all ages groups. You could take your toddler there but you could also take your teenager and know that they would have fun. I was really sad when … Continue reading Soft Play